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Aligning IT Funding Models to the Pace of Technology Change: Enabling Financial Flexibility for Core, Flexible, and Transformative Services, ECAR Working Group, December 2015. The EDUCAUSE Center for Analysis and Research (ECAR) brought together a group of high-level IT and finance leaders from a wide range of institutions to work together to understand how to better align IT funding models to the pace of technology change. The results of this collaboration between technology and business officers provide guidance and suggestions to help institution
2014 CDS Benchmarking Report February 2015. This report provides higher education CIOs and senior IT leaders with the benchmarks they need to make strategic decisions about IT at their institutions. Each year, more than 750 institutions (both within and outside the United States) participate in a survey about IT financials, staffing, and services. This report provides a glimpse into the breadth of CDS data and summarizes the most important findings from this year’s survey.
We Built, We Bought, We Shared: The Costs of Administrative Service Systems vs. the Academic Mission, EDUCAUSE Review, July 2014. In this article, CIOs talk candidly about three strategies: building-your-own in the modern era; buying and implementing in smarter ways; and joining a higher education consortium that shares processes and software.
Technology and the Broken Higher Education Cost Model: Insights from the Delta Cost Project, September 5, 2012. The Delta Cost Project has drawn attention to the need for a new focus on institutional spending and has provided a number of useful metrics for thinking about how different types of institutions spend money, about the relationships between costs and revenues, and about the declining public subsidies in public higher education.
The EDUCAUSE 2011 Core Data Service Report: Highlights and Insights into Higher Education Information Technology, January 2012. "The IT Organization, Budgets, and Funding" chapter provides statistics on where IT funding sources are from and what the budget is being spent on.
Expert Discussion Session: Unexpected Outcomes from the Cost-Cutting Era. EDUCAUSE 2011 presentation. Two CIOs share their experiences and some of the outcomes from these belt-tightening measures.
Funding-Model Archetypes for Central Information Technology Functions. ECAR research bulletin, January 2012. This CDS Spotlight ECAR research bulletin focuses on EDUCAUSE Core Data Service survey results related to funding models for IT functions.
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EDUCAUSE Library Items for IT Funding
- Plan to Combat the Unauthorized Distribution of Copyrighted Material by Users of Georgetown University Networks
September 14, 2010
This document is developed as part of Georgetown Universityâ€™s efforts to comply with the Higher Education Opportunity Act (HEOA) and 34 CFR Sec. 668.14(b)(30). …
February 3, 2010
In a new book, Piracy: The Intellectual Property Wars from Gutenberg to Gates (University of Chicago Press), Adrian Johns details the long history of the term and its battles, arguing tha…
- Implementing the Higher Education Opportunity Act: A Checklist for Business Officers
December 8, 2009
NACUBO has prepared a high-level checklist of provisions stemming from the Higher Education Opportunity Act to help business officers and others keep track of key compliance obligations. The …
- Penn State Copyright Perspectives
September 1, 2009
This Penn State University site was created to help students make sound decisions about the way they use media. Since intellectual property laws and guidelines are so complex and hotly debated, t…
- Carrying Out the Higher Ed Act
August 24, 2009
Education Department proposes regulations on year-round Pell Grants, colleges' reporting to consumers, illegal file sharing and other scattershot topics. …
- New Rules Will Push Colleges to Rethink Tactics Against Student Pirates
February 13, 2009
Colleges are about to be told how to fight piracy. They have deployed various tactics over the years to deter illegal file sharing, usually of commercial music and movies, by their students. But …
- Labels Open to Collective Licensing on Campus
December 11, 2008
"Finally. The major record labels are coming around to voluntary collective licensing, as we've been urging (and predicting) since 2003. Last week, TechDirt posted a set of leaked slide…
- RIAA win: Tennessee to police campus networks
November 18, 2008
Tennessee has agreed to filter computer networks for unauthorized music downloads at the state's colleges and universities. Tennessee has a…
- Harvard professor offers new challenge to RIAA antipiracy campaign
October 30, 2008
A Harvard law professor has opened a new front in the battle between the Recording Industry Association of America (RIAA) and alleged music pirates by challenging the constitutionality of a statu…
- The Campus Costs of P2P Compliance
October 20, 2008
This paper reports the results of a summer 2008 survey designed to address the campus costs of compliance with the new P2P filesharing mandates in reauthorized Higher Education Act (HEA) that was…